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John Howe is a Canadian illustrator and one of the artists who collaborated on the A Court of Thorns and Roses Coloring Book.
He was born in 1957 in Vancouver, grew up in British Columbia and studied at the Ecoles des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg. He lives in Switzerland as a freelance illustrator, with wife Fataneh (also an illustrator), and son Dana. He is best known for his artwork based on J. R.R. Tolkien's literature.